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. that trailer filled with wound warriors in west texas. multiple people have been killed. it happened in midland, west texas, less than 90 minutes ago. the veterans taking part in the hunt for heros parade. reports indicate that at least several people are dead. four by most accounts. some 16 people taken to area hospitals in midland and odessa. veteran, wounded warriors killed in a parade. >>> a federal grand jury indicting two supervisors for the oil giant bp on charges of manslaughter for the 2010 deep water horizon disaster. the feds accuse another executive of misleading congress and lying to investigators about how much oil spilled in the gulf. we knew it was a lie at the time and now they admit it. earlier today, bp agreed to pay the u.s. government a record $4.5 billion. the largest criminal penalty in the history of our nation. the attorney general says his office is not finished investigating. >> today's resolution does not, does not mark the end of our efforts. our criminal investigation remains ongoing and we will continue to follow all credible leads and pursue any charges that are
. >> andrea mitchell in our d.c. news room tonight, thank you. >>> a horrible accident in midland, texas, yesterday has claimed the lives of four u.s. military veterans, including a two-time purple heart recipient from the iraq war. it happened during an event to honor the veterans. our report tonight from nbc's janet shamlian. >> reporter: a scene in midland, a celebration of american heroes turns tragic, as two flat-bed trailers, part of a parade honoring the veterans went across the track. witnesses say the arm lowered and a train slammed into the trailer. >> i couldn't believe what i saw, as the arm came down, i heard the horn but it hit it within three seconds. >> reporter: sixteen were hurt, and four veterans who survived the battlefield lost their lives on the street. army sergeant major, gary stouffer, lawrence boivin, and sergeant michael joshua believed to have sacrificed his life for his wife, daylyn, when he pushed her from the trailer just before the impact. >> it was chaos, loud, noisy, people were panicking. >> reporter: the parade was just blocks from going through a banq
carrying wounded veterans. this is just terrible. the accident happened at a railroad crossing in midland, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made with a flat bed trailer with chairs for each of the veterans. in addition to the four deaths, others were injured. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad day. i shook their hands and saw them personally, met their wives. it truly was an honor to be in their presence. these guys are true american heroes. >> secretary of defense leon panetta issued a statement saying he's deeply saddened. the ntsb is sending a team to midland to investigate. >>> today is the day former cia director david petraeus faces lawmakers. he's due to testify behind closed doors about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benning aussie. there's no doubt he'll be asked about his extramarital affair. tracie potts is on capital hill for us with those details. >> reporter: good morning. we do know they are focusing on the attacks in benghazi. after three-hour briefing from the cia
at a railroad crossing in midland, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made with a flatbed trailer. in addition to the four deaths, there were 17 people injured. m midland's mayor reacted to the accident. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad day. i shook their hands and saw them personally and met their wives. it truly was an honor to be in their presence. these guys are true american heroes. >> that's for sure. secretary of defense leon panetta issued a statement saying he's deeply saddened. the ntsb is sending a team to midland to investigate. >>> well, today is the day former cia director david petraeus faces lawmakers. he's due to testify behind closed doors about that deadly september 11th attack on the consulate in benghazi, but there is no doubt that he'll also be asked about his extramarital affairs. nbc's tracie potts is on capital hill for us with those details. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. they previewed his testimony and plan to ask whether that attack in l
in texas. with four people dead, and 17 injured. >> federal investigators have arrived in midland, hours after a freight train slammed into a parade float that was carrying wounded veterans. abc's larry jacobs reports. >> the trailer got hit by a train. we need as many units as you can. >> reporter: a parade float carrying wounded veterans to a banquet in their honor, was broadsided by a freight train. it happened at this railroad crossing in midland, texas. two 18-wheelers were carrying dozens of wounded warriors and their families. the first got across the railroad tracks safely. but the second took the full force of the collision. >> saw the truck crossing the track. about halfway across, the gate started coming down. the truck tried to blow his horn to get the other people in front of him out of the way. the gate actually hit the first people on the trailer. >> some people were able to jump off. and some, they were sitting on the wheelchair on top of that. and they couldn't do nothing about it. >> reporter: sirens from the police cars in the parade may have drowned out the sound of t
to witness it as well. it's amazing. >> one minute families in midland texas are being taken to a banquet and the next utter cha chaos. >> witnesses say the float was almost across the track when it was hit by a double-decker freight train. investigators are still piecing together how this could have happen. but apparently the crossing gates and warning lights were working properly. let's get right to nbc's janet shamlian inland, texas. janet, good morning. >> reporter: matt, good morning. no other way to describe it. it's an eerie scene out here this morning at the site of this horrifying accident. as you can see behind me, the freight train is still on the tracks at the point of impact. just ahead of it that flatbed trailer with the chairs still bolted on it where the veterans were sitting, and the signs with their names on them, some of those still intact. what we know at this point, 4 people are dead, 17 injured and one critically and the question everyone is asking this morning. how could this possibly have happened. >> on thursday, november 15th. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a
when cleanup begin after they were doing rescue the community i live in which is midland beach the area of jefferson island, everybody knows island boulevard was still four and a half feet underwater. they were trying to rescue people who why had not evacuated. for some reason, although the majority of the island, water had receded two days after the storm, we were still under water. i actually evacuated and could not get into my house. it was all those rows, any of main roads were blocked. they were all under water. as of thursday, we were able to get through and high land boulevard which is one of the main thoroughfares. people drive it every single day. it has eased congestion on island boulevard but midland beach and south beach, there are large groups of people who have not been visited by the red cross or the national guard or the volunteers or even san face. i'm sure that all those people that are volunteering that are there, putting hours and hours of their own time are not here because they don't know, nobody the telling them about it. government officials and our politicians w
it was too late. at least four people died, 16 were hurt in the crash in midland, texas. two trucks had been pulling flat beds carrying the vets and their wives. they were going to a banquet to honor the heros home from war. here is a look now. the trucks were he headed down west wall street. they made a left-hand turn on south garfield and headed south for about a dozen blocks. crowds cheering as they rolled along. when they reached the train tracks, police say the first truck made it across okay. but the second trailer couldn't clear the tracks and the train slammed right into it. >> i saw the truck crossing the tracks about halfway across the gate started coming down. the truck tried to blow his horn to get the other people in front of him out of the way. the gates actually hit the first people on the trailer. >> harris: imagine the scene. one doctor said some of the veterans started tending to the wounded. bystanders jump not guilty to help. applying tourniquets, putting pressure on bleeding wounds. but they say they could not save three u.s. army veterans and one marine. three of them,
and their families. four men who served our country were killed in that crash. nbc's jay gray is live now in midland, texas, where some service members rushed to help save lives just seconds after the impact. jay? >> reporter: yeah, jim, you're right, heroes here. it began as a celebration to honor our nation's heroes but in a matter of minutes at the intersection behind me, it shifted to chaos. now it's giving way to a weekend of mourning here. it stood almost like a memorial to the fallen. not the kind that was planned or that anyone wants to see. >> it was tragic. it was devastating. >> reporter: the twisted metal of a flatbed trailer and the train that smashed into a veterans parade slowly pulled away. but the horror here still lingers. >> it was a chaotic scene. it was loud. it was noisy. people were panicking. >> reporter: it started as a picture-perfect day. but that picture changed dramatically. in just a matter of seconds. >> we need an ambulance on the south side of the railroad tracks! >> reporter: medics could not save four of the soldiers. one of those staff sergeant joshua michael, the
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of midland find out why a freight train left four dad and 16 injured. we have the latest. >> away to under tragic -- veterans turned traffic freight train barreling down the tracks. >> it was a chaotic scene. it was loud, noisy. >> witnesses say someone able to jump off of the float before the train jumped, but not everyone. among the fatalities joshua michael, who received two purple hearts. he pushed his wife all of the. she survived. ntsb investigators arrived today. >> we will be looking at information from the signals, making sure the dates and the lights were coming down. >> and video shows the bill gates and the lights working properly. -- the dates and lights working properly. the parade was quite to the need to with a banquet to honor the veterans who had been through so much, now this. >> still to come, the latest on the announcement that hostess is going out of business, in new concerns regarding the safety of a popular energy drink. >> the sunshine is coming in. insta-weather-plus forecast is just ahead. temperatures of up to 49 at the >> bad news for twinkie fans. was this is
are at the scene of a tragic trash in midland, texas. xa happened last evening at a parade honoring war heroes. at least four veterans were killed, 16 other people were hurt, some critically. anna werner reports witnesses describe a scene of brief and shock. >> reporter: the annual parade for wounded veterans was on its way to a dinner banquet when it was struck by the train. joe cobarobia saw it all happen. >> it's something i've never seen. nothing -- something i've never heard and i wish i never heard lmat again. >> reporter: cobarobia was filming at the moment of impact. investigators are now reviewing his footage. >> one of the veterans was ly ually under the train. i do not know whether to run up to him, grab him, pull him out from under the train because the train was still moving fairly quickly, you know? >> reporter: the flat bed irrying the 26 people was the last float in the parade. the truck was traveling behind another group of veterans and was trailed by a police car. as the truck went across the tracks, witnesses tell us that the train signal sounded and the guardrail started to
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. this is in midland texas the float on the way to a wounded veteran event. all lanes of northbound 280 are open again after being closed just before 1:30 this afternoon. that is when a cement mixer jackknifed near the off ramp. here is what it looked like from sky 7. go to that. there is a small spill, traffic backed up, no injuries reported. >> today was a day of protests in san francisco. it started with a noisy demonstration this morning outside university of california regents meeting. a group blocked streets and made their way into the regent meeting disrupting it for a short time. they are mad about the possibility of more tuition hikes. the meeting ended with no new tuition increases. however, now another protest took place around noon in city college. students and teachers upset the school may consolidate nine programs. that would affect the women, african american, latino and asian studies department. >> this is a drawing large numbers of them to higher education and career advancement. >> city college administrators say cuts are needed to get budgets in order. it fights to stay accredited.
telemundo. >>> y por lo menos 4 muertos, 17 herido el saldo de un acudciden en área de midland texas cuando un tren impactó camiones transportan soldados y familias durante una parada honrando a veteranos de guerra, fueron impactado por el tren, la policía dice que hay 7 personas en condiciones crítica en el hospital. >>> el presidente obama, regresó al noreste del país 2 semanas después de la súper tormenta se concentró en recorrer zonas afecta afectadas de nueva york. pacientemente ga bin busca entre las bolsas de ropa donada un abrigo que le pueda servir a su hija de 3 años. >>> gracias a dios, yo no perdí mi casa, pero desafortunadamente mis jefes los trabajos y ahora estoy de semi blaed. >>> una semana antes de la fiesta de acción de gracias en staten island una zona de nueva york duramente golpeada, por la súper tormenta sandi, el panorama es des lador, juan carlos valdés y su familia celebraran en el refugio donde viven. >>> afortunado de tener a mi familia, mi familia, yo soy una persona bien afortunado es lo que me importa. >>> lejos de ahí el presidente barack obama
today when a train hit a parade float in midland, texas. the accident happened as the wounded warrior ares were taken part in a parade. as it crossed other some railroad tracks they were hit by an on coming train. an eyewitness says the parade got stuck on the tracks. >> the gates actually hit the first people on the trailer. started going back up. it wasn't i say 8 to 10 seconds later the train blew through the end of the trailer. >> at least 10 other people are in critical condition tonight. the parade was supposed to end at a hunt for heroes banquet. the wounded service members were then going to be treated to a deer hunting trip this weekend. >> a double murderer offered statements to the jury. nathaniel burris is facing the death penalty for the death of his girlfriend and her friend. he was convicted of those killings last week. family members are trying to find comfort where they can. >> what gives me peace is the woman he loved, they fell in love, they died the same day, they were buried the same day. i think they've gone to heaven to live together forever. >> burris told juro
fridays. >>> finally tonight, a developing story in midland, texas. this evening, an 18-wheeler parade float carrying wounded veterans was struck by an oncoming train, killing four and wounding 17. as of now, one person remains in critical condition. "gma" will have the latest in the morning. thank you for watching abc news. coming up next on abc, abc's very own jake tapper on jimmy kimmel. good night, america. >>> up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> that can help you lose your job, it's called facebook.
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that hamas has. >> thank you, george mitchell. >> thank you, charlie. >>> in midland, texas, george w. bush's hometown every year holds a celebration honoring local veterans. that event turned into chaos yesterday. a train ran into a parade float, killing four and injuring 17. kosa affiliate jay hendricks is in midland. >> reporter: good morning. it's hoped that their investigation will help these veterans and their families better understand how such a joyous occasion went so terribly wrong. stunned bystanders watched in disbelief as rescue crews raced toward a union pacific train in midland, texas, thursday. at around 4:40 pm a freight train slammed into a flatbed truck being used as a float in the hunt for heroes city parade. carrying 26 people, it was decorated with american flags and had name tags for each person. seated on board were 12 veterans plus their spouses and two chaperones. the group was being taken to a banquet held in the veterans' honor. witnesses speak to the moments before the crash. >> the truck tried to blow its horn to get the other people in front of him out of the
's heroes. the images from midland, texas, where police say a freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans. four people were killed. more than a dozen others injured. casey seeing fell live in midland, texas, with more on this tragedy. casey? >> reporter: yeah, jon, union pacific railroad spokespeople said the gaetz and warning lights were functioning. i talked to a eyewitness who tells me the parade float which was essentially a 18-wheeler flatbed semi was halfway through the intersection when the gates did come down on top top of the flot but clearly there was not enough time. investigators with the ntsb, or national transportation safety board are on the ground here trying to get to the bottom of what happened. federal teams flying in from washington to look into this matter. this was the 9th annual show of support parade here in midland, texas. the float carrying 12 wounded war veterans and their spouses headed from a local hotel in town to a special banquet in their the fld clearing the intersection, the train blaired its horn. people panicked. some jumped of
. >> to the cheers and applause of hundreds of volunteers here in midland texas and perhaps millions around the world. 18 month old jessica mcclure was lifted to the surface wednesday night. there were bandages on her head and perhaps a brace on her leg. but after more than 50 hours, 22 feet below ground this baby looked great. she was quickly rushed to the hospital to be check out. but for the past three days and nights, this little doll has surprised and impressed everyone. she has cried, hummed and sung her way into the hearts of the volunteers who have come from all around to help. >> she would move her left foot or whatever, she could push her body some what. her hands were next to her head. doubled up like this with the right food next to the right side of her head. and she just, she didn't like the pulling. she told me no once. and griping at me but once we got close, just took off. that, she's out. >> what this baby needs is for her mother to hold her in her arms and i think that's the best therapy this child could possibly have. >> reporter: with determination, sweat, and prayer jessica was
to be a celebration to honor wounded vets. people from all over the small texas town of midland came out to salute their heroes, but instead of a celebration they witnessed a horrifying scene. a freight train slammed into a flat bed truck carrying the vets with their wives and girl friends. at least four people were killed. 16 oth to hospitals, 10 in critical. this is a photo taken just before the accident. the train sounded its horn before the accident and witnesses say the crossing gate and lights were working. witnesses also say the trailer started across the tracks. as the train approached, people started jumping off that flatbed to safety. the dispatcher who took t initial call was so overcome with emotion she could hardly speak. you could hardly hear what she was saying. the investigation continues. >>> late tonight a jury found 20-year-old alexis simpson not guilty of all seven counts she faced. fox 5's maureen umeh has the story. >> by most accounts alexis simpson's own testimony helped turn things in her favor. the jury apparently thought she was sympathetic and believed her when she said
with a float killing 4 and wounding veterans during a parade. this happened in midland texas. the float was part of the hunt for hereos event to honor veterans. police say that the last flatbed truck in the parade was crossing the tracks when a train slammed into it. >> i heard a big car crash whatever and i came over here to see and i was -- there was a car accident. >> i heard the noise and it was a fluke and i said it sound like somebody got hit. >> one other person remains in critical condition this morning. the railroad operator says the crossing gate the lights they were working at the time of the crash and the train blew the horn. the federal officials this morning are heading to west texas to join investigators in working out to figure out what caused the accident. >>> back to the story from 2010. bp will pay 4.5 billion dollars in a settlement to the government for the massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico. the deep water horizon explosion on the rig 50 miles off the coast of louisiana killed 11. about 200 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the water. british oil giant
. the ntsb is sending a team to midland to investigate. >>> today is the day former cia director david petraeus faces lawmakers. he's going to testify behind closed doors. there is no doubt he'll also be asked about his extramarital affair. tracie potts is on capital hill for us with those details. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. that is not supposed to be the focus of these two hearings today before the house and senate intelligence committees, they want to know what former cia director david petraeus knows about what happened in benghazi. as you noted, it is a closed-door hearing so we will not hear his testimony on camera today or see it although senate leaders have previewed his testimony already before he appears before those committees today. now this comes as we get word that the cia is investigating whether petraeus may have done anything wrong professionally during that affair with paula broadwell, whether he perhaps used agency resources improperly. that investigation is now ongoing as well. the fbi had concluded that this was a personal matter a
and 17 others injured when the train to uploaded in midland's at a railway crossing. the float was headed to an event honoring wounded veterans. crossing gates and lights were working at the time of the collision, but it's not clear if the crew of the trains of the floats. >> bp will pay the largest criminal penalty in u.s. history. it is agreed to pay $4.5 billion for the 2010 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. bp says it will plead guilty to criminal targets related to the debts of 11 workers and for lying to congress. three employees also face charges. two are charged with manslaughter. >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, president obama vows to stick with the yorkers still struggling. the president toured the devastation and met with president on s.i.. thousands of people still don't have power. the governor is requesting $30 billion in the federal aid for the state. >> the health care reform law the governor's have until today to tell the federal government whether they will run their own exchanges where people can shop for health insurance. they can form a federal-state partnershi
. four people are dead, 17 injured after a train hit their float. this was the seen in midland texas a few hours ago. the vets were on their way to a bank wet when they were hit by a -- banquet when they were hit by a train. >>> tomorrow former cia director david petraeus will appear on capitol hill. this will be his first public appearance since he resigned last week. pethokoukis will be meeting with lawmakers behind closed doors and discussing that attack on the u.s. consulate inbenghazi. earlier today members of the president's national security team answered lawmakers' questions. congress now trying to piece together what happened before, during, and after the attack which killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >>> and tomorrow president obama welcomes congressional leaders to the white house where they will be discussing that fiscal cliff and trying to figure out some sort of deal. if they can't make it happen on january 1st the bush era tax cuts expire and some drastic budget cuts will king. the president says any deal must include asking wealthier americans
in midland, texas, as the float tried to get around the safety gates and lights. the float was made with a flatbed trailer. in addition to the four deaths, others were injured. >> this may be one of the most tragic events we've had in our town and it's a sad day. i shook their hands and saw them personally, met their wives. it truly was an honor to be in their presence. these guys are true american heroes. >> that's for sure. secretary of defense leon panetta issued a statement saying he's deeply saddened. the ntsb is sending a team to mid land to investigate. >>> today is the day former cia director david petraeus faces lawmakers. he's due to testify behind closed doors but there is no doubt he'll also be asked about his extramarital affairs. tracie potts is on capital hill for us with those details. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. that is not supposed to be the focus, but they want to know what former cia director david petraeus knows what happened in benghazi. as you noted, it is a closed door hearing so we will not hear his testimony on camera today or se
from the scene of a deadly train crash in midland, texas. a freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families last night. four men who served in iraq and afghanistan were killed. 16 others were hurt. a witness says the crossing gates came down just second before the crash. one army sergeant pushed his wife out of the way, saving her life. he was killed. federal investigators arrived at the scene today. >>> a team of inspectors is on the way to a deadly oil rig fire off the coast of louisiana. two workers are still missing. four others are being treated for critical burns. and the fire has been put out on the rig. a coast guard, officer on the scene, says tip doit does not l like oil is liking from the well. that makes the scene much different from deep water horizon explosion. that one, be came one of the world's worst disasters. the fire on this latest ns deint was started by a worker using a torch. >>> a week ahead. black friday madness. bargain hunters are already camping out. >> little girl in virginia uses wisdom far beyond her years to help s
family. cue the hankies. >> exactly. >> this video was shot at at school in the midlands area in south carolina. it looks like they're having some kind of assembly at lunchtime in the school cafeteria, but a surprise is about to happen for one lucky little girl. >> i would like to welcome a very special guest. >> dad! >> danielle! [ applause ] >> that's danielle and her father, major banks, who is coming home. he's a member of the u.s. army. and as you can see, it's an emotional reunion. she had no idea it was coming. >> i love you, baby girl. >> i love you, too. >> any idea how long major banks was deployed? >> major banks was completing his third tour of duty, and he's been gone for the last eight months. >> and the whole world just disappears for her at this moment. >> yeah. >> she's just so into her dad at that moment. nothing else matters, you can tell. >> gets you choked up, because you see how much love there is right there in that moment between the two of them. you're right. the rest of the world doesn't exist any longer. >> i missed you, too, baby. >>> it's monday, everybody,
evening in midland, some 300 miles west of dallas-ft. worth. investigators say a freight train slammed into this flatbed carrying the vets and their families to a banquet. four servicemen died and more than a dozen other people got hurt. one of victims, army sergeant michael, his mother-in-law says the purple heart winner pushed his wife out of the way possibly saving her life. other witnesses say they saw folks panic and jump from the parade float. casey is live with more at the scene in midland, texas. this was one of two floats in the parade, right? >>casey: i will explain that in a second. but, first, right back there behind me the train in the last minute or so just started moving, the first time we have seen that since this accident. obviously they have to clear the railway at some point but investigators point out they are in the infancy of the investigation. there were two floats totaled. one has successfully made it across the intersection and cleared it. as the second was going through that is when the accident happened. this was part of the 9th annual parade, "show of suppor
on that story in midland, texas where some of our war veterans were hurt while traveling through town in a celebration. here are picture from the parade float that got hit by a train. tonight how the injuredt]c are doing. their conditions. and the outpouring of support from those close-knit community members, coming to help. >> new word from the ntsb about what happened in the final seconds before that crash. >> also, answering the call to serve once again. former members of our armed services lending a hand in the wake of superstorm sandy. >> reporter: we are in the city of new york, plans of leveling 200 homes of safety concerns we are live with a group of veterans racing again the clock sometimes working 18 hours a day to save as many as they can. their story is next. having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. it's debilitating when you try to talk, when you're trying to eat, when you're
the community get back on its feet. >> for people like jimmy who lived in his home or midland avenue for 17 years the cost to sanitize and reconstruct what was damaged when ore 7 feet of water rushed in won't come cheap or easy. >> my condition probably 100,000 give or take. >> he has received some money from fema but like many he is worried about the rest. >> a lot of bills. >> they announced sandy sunday. it's goal to bump mopump more m into the building process to ask people to shop or donate. >> you can give parts of the proceed or make a one-time pledge or ask poem coming in to help with a voluntary donation. >> small business saturday and cyber monday won't just be a one-time effort. it will be a one-time effort. businesses are being asked to sign up on the sandy sunday web site and promote the cause. with the power still out for some people still lining up for supplies and so many homes uninhabitable here. that extra money is desperately needed. across the street from jimmy on midland avenue is tom kean who lost 42 years worth of memories when his home flooded. >> we are 10 blocks on
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